The listing underlines our commitment to our employees, and customers in the U.S., where we have more than 40 percent of our business today, ... It will mark the next step in the development of Marconi as a leading global broadband communications equipment supplier.

They spent the time to open everything up like Christmas morning in my living room.

In a few days time, Marconi won't just hit the ground running, it'll take off as Europe's brightest technology company.

There are no talks with competitors at the present time... but with our share price where it is, we know we are vulnerable.

MSI takes Marconi further up the value chain in network services and wireless.